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House Bill 1125


House Bill 1125

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Motor vehicle offenses. Makes it a Class B misdemeanor for a person to knowingly or intentionally enter a motor vehicle without having: (1) the permission of the owner or lessee of the motor vehicle; or (2) a contractual interest in the motor vehicle. Makes the offense: (1) a Class A misdemeanor if the motor vehicle's steering column or ignition is altered or damaged after the person enters the motor vehicle; and (2) a Class D felony if the person occupies the motor vehicle while the motor vehicle is used to further the commission of a crime. Makes it a Class D felony for a person to knowingly or intentionally possess, operate, sell, trade, or otherwise control a motor vehicle without having: (1) the permission of the owner or lessee of the motor vehicle to do so; or (2) a contractual interest in the motor vehicle. Makes the offense a Class C felony if the person controls the motor vehicle while the motor vehicle is used to further the commission of a crime. Provides defenses to prosecutions for the offenses established by this bill.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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